• Personal

    How I found friendship in a MMORPG

    I’ve discussed how I’m not good at being a social person. I even have a post about why I have few friends and why that’s OK. I tend to have a…

  • Food

    Tokyo Ramen in Amstelveen

    Sander and I love ramen. Maybe a little too much. I’ve often written about Ramen-Ya in Amsterdam. The food there is amazing and we always go when we can. But sometimes…

  • Shopping Tourism

    TomoFair Haul

    We’ve been to a few conventions in the past and we’ve always had a good time. This year we wanted to revisit Tomofair. It’s been a few years since we last…

  • Personal

    5 Things I wish I knew at 22

    Whew. It’s not easy being a New Year’s baby. For years I felt an invisible pressure over my head. Not only was I starting the year fresh, I would start it…

  • Personal

    My 2020 Plans

    Oh my gosh you guys, it’s the end of a decade! I was 12 years old when 2000 rolled around and I can’t say I was prepared for the future. So…

  • Books Lifestyle

    Reading The Famous Five

    I have memories of my mom sharing her time with The Famous Five by British author Enid Blyton. She would hide under her bed in the middle of summer with a…

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    Shopping

    Global Garden’s Christmas

    The Dutch celebrate Christmas on a grand scale in The Netherlands. It’s interesting to see that families aren’t the only ones decorating. Global Garden is a local garden center that dives…